WORLD PREMIERE Attending NYC’s elite public schools – Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech – can set students up for future success, but first they have to beat the odds to claim a coveted spot. Each year, middle-school students pin all of their hopes on a single test: the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT). But issues of racial diversity persist, calling into question the apparent even playing field the SHSAT provides. Tested explores questions of access as it follows a group of students preparing for the test.
The film Why We Stay proceeds this film.